Category Archives: Home Improvement TIps

Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

Last month, we wrote about the importance of replacing damaged shingles on your roof to ensure your home is protected from future damage like mold, stains and wood rot. However, more than ever, homeowners are searching for ways to protect their homes and minimize damage from storm winds and rain throughout the summer. They want
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Upgrades for Warmer Weather

Have been enjoying your home so far this spring? The weather is finally warm enough to spend more time outside and let the fresh air into your home, and if you haven’t gotten to the updates you need to make that happen, now is the time! Don’t let another spring and summer go to waste
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Your Spring Checklist

If you’re like everyone else emerging from their winter den this month, you’re probably thinking about all of the spring cleaning you’ll need to get started on. It’s time to open up the windows and let fresh air in, switch your bedding to those light, summer linens, and get rid of the dust, grime and
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What Will You Accomplish in 2018?

We are officially well into 2018, which means it is one of the most popular times of the year to make lifestyle changes through New Year’s Resolutions. Many resolutions focus on health and well-being, with goals of complete diet and exercise changes or money-saving solutions. You may be considering ways you can improve yourself and
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Enjoying Your Hard Work With Friends and Family

Now that you have invested wisely in various home improvement projects, it’s time for you to celebrate the summer holidays with a backyard barbecue with friends and family!  ​Consider these tips to help you really enjoy your home and the work that has been done,  To extend the life and beauty of your wood surfaces
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It’s Time for a Spring Spruce Up!

Spring has sprung! This means you are spending more time outdoors enjoying all the season has to offer. Bust open those windows, swing open those patio doors, and break out the barbeque’s! You have waited all winter for days like this. But you may have forgotten to keep up with those exterior areas. Don’t worry,
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Try These Tricks To Identify Leaky Windows Today

Cuddle up at home with your loved ones this month. Winter is chilly and spending time indoors is more appealing than facing the cold. By spending more time inside, we seem to notice all those little areas of improvement we want to do to our home. One that gets more attention for  opportunities are  windows.
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Resolve to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home in 2017

Cold weather may have much of your outdoor landscape looking a little drab, but you don’t need warmer days to ensure that passer-bys take a second look at your home. By making changes now and planning exterior upgrades for 2017, you can love your home and yard more than ever this year! Consider these tips
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Winter Is Coming. Should I Take Out My Window Screens?

Here in Durham, we are lucky to experience generally mild winters compared to those up North, but that doesn’t make home winterization any less important. Sealing up windows and doors, making sure to run water to avoid freezing pipes, having the chimney cleaned, and getting the HVAC system inspected all help make sure that you
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Bring Calm to Your Home This Season

As we enter the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s important to take time for yourself enjoy some true relaxation. At Gerald Jones Company, we believe that home should be a person’s oasis during stressful times. Unfortunately, there are some common barriers to relaxation in and around the home. Too Cold and Drafty While
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